It has been a week since Walt Disney World closes all theme parks to on Sunday March 15th. And though the official word from the company is that the parks will remain shuttered through the end of the month, many have speculated that Disney would remained closed for much longer. And though we're still waiting on an announcement from Disney, there are some concrete signs that Disney will be closed at least through mid-April, if not longer.
1. Reservations for early April disappearing on My Disney Experience
According to several guest reports, previously-existing Walt Disney World resort reservations that were previously available from the My Disney Experience app are being quietly removed for stays up until mid-April. Though this could be a temporary glitch, other guests resort reservations for May and June are still showing up in the app. Though guests with these reservations are not reporting an official cancellation notification yet, we'd expect that we are days away from hearing about an extended closure with refund/change instructions for those affected.
2. Star Wars marathon for mid-April cancelled
RunDisney has announced that the upcoming Star Wars Rival Run Weekend, which was scheduled to return to Walt Disney World Resort for its 5th year from April 16 – 19, 2020, has been cancelled. All participants for the Star Wars Rival Run Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort who purchased their registrations on runDisney.com will receive a refund for their race registration in four to six weeks.